Offerings

The Beginning Beekeeper's Course

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The Beginning Beekeeper's Course

The Bee Wise Farms Beginning Beekeeper's Course is an online course designed to take individuals new to beekeeping through an entire season of beekeeping in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. The course includes 15 online lectures that discuss the foundations of beekeeping, 15 instructional videos designed to show you how to do specific tasks and management in the apiary, and a monthly live Q and A session via zoom. The course begins in March and concludes in October. Cost of the course is $150. Once you register, you'll be sent all needed information to access this course. Course Expectations...

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Beekeeping Consultations

Beekeeping Consultations

Bee Wise Farms is home to beekeeping expert and author, Dr. Adam Ingrao, who offers consulting for beekeepers at the farm, or he will travel to you to help you with your beekeeping issues ($0.63/mile with a 2 hour minimum consultation). Consultations rates follow:  Individual beekeepers (hobby scale 0-50 hives) = $50/hr Individual beekeepers (sideliner scale 51-300 hives) = $100/hr Individual beekeepers (commercial scale 301 - 10,000+) = $150/hr Nonprofits = $150/hr Educational Institutions/Federal/State/Local Agencies = $250/hr Corporate = $500/hr Consultation topics can be anything the client needs to support their beekeeping endeavor including but not limited to: Hive inspections...

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